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The Recruiting Cost of International Athletes

By Brian Connor | February 27, 2018

Through several months spent exploring the role of numerous factors in college rowing performance, the most telling and significant variable examined by the Sparks team continues to be international recruiting, especially among IRA heavyweight...

The Significance of Roster Retention & Performance

By Brian Connor | November 17, 2017

A Word on Causation and Correlation Correlation need not imply causation. Chances are, you’ve heard this expression before, especially if you’ve ever taken an introductory statistics class. This cliché, unlike many...

The Significance of Coaching Experience in College Rowing Performance

By Brian Connor | November 1, 2017

Steve Gladstone reads a newpaper at the Henley Royal Regatta. Photo Credit: Betsy Carothers On October 23rd, Sparks Consulting published the first in a series of articles examining the link between various factors and college rowing team...